June 6, 2010 at 8:40 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | 10 Comments

FULFILL YOUR DREAM TO FLY WHILE HELPING CHILDREN REACH THEIR DREAMS!

THE AUCTION: Instructor Kevin Lee is auctioning off  a 2-week long paragliding training course (P-2 rating) in the world class learning environment of southern Oregon. Start your training on a gently sloped training hills perfect for those first small flights. Eventually experience your first big mountain flight and ride the thermals at the renowned Woodrat Mountain. Retail value for a P-2 course is $1,800.  (LATEST BID: $1,000)  

THE CAUSE: Money from this auction will support a school in the coastal village of Canoa, Ecuador. Escuela Bilingue Los Algarrobos provides education for low-income children in the community (Canoa families typically live on only $85/month). The school is always in a struggle to stay afloat financially, but is rich in community support and parent involvement.The money you spend on your P-2 course will go a long way in Ecuador: just $250 can send a kid to school for a year, $3,000 hires an instructor! As an added bonus, if the auction winner signs-up for one of Kevin’s Ecuador flying tours, Kevin will donate their tour fees to the school as well!

NOT INTERESTED IN BIDDING, BUT WANT TO MAKE A TAX-DEDUCTIBLE DONATION? CLICK HERE (mark donation “Canoa school”)


ABOUT KEVIN LEE: Kevin has taught paragliding for over 14 years. In 2006, he received the prestiges Instructor of the Year award from the United States Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association. Safety is a priority for Kevin, and he prides himself in “connecting” with his students energetically  to help them gain confidence and  fly with full passion for the sport! Each year Kevin leads paragliding tours in Ecuador. His admiration of the culture has inspired him to “give back” to the country that has given him so much.

For more about Kevin visit www.thermaltracker.com

HOW TO BID:

If you are interested in bidding on the P-2 course, please do the following:

1) Scroll to the TOP of this page and click “leave a comment” (it’s tiny so squint!)

2) Enter a user name (doesn’t have to be real name)

3) Enter email address

4) Enter bid

4) Click submit

You will be contacted shortly after your bid submission for verification.

LATEST BID: $1,000

Auction ends on August 31rst, 2010 at 12:00 pm (noon) PST

Questions? Email: flyinghobogirl@gmail.com



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